Are you looking for cocktail recipes made with Grand Marnier? Grand Marnier is an orange-flavored cognac liqueur with a deep golden amber color. It was created in 1880 by Alexandre Marnier-Lapostolle. Grand Marnier is made from a blend of Cognac brandy, distilled essence of bitter orange, and sugar. It contains 40% alcohol. Cordon Rouge is based on cognac and Cordon Jaune is based on a different au de vie. Try these cocktails with Grand Marnier: Pimm's Fancy and the Ballistic Missile shooter with Grand Marnier.